What does dropping mean?

Definitions for dropping
ˈdrɒp ɪŋdrop·ping

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word dropping.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. dropping, fallingadjective

    coming down freely under the influence of gravity

    "the eerie whistle of dropping bombs"; "falling rain"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dropping

    of Drop

  2. Droppingnoun

    the action of causing to drop or of letting drop; falling

  3. Droppingnoun

    that which falls in drops; the excrement or dung of animals

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. dropping

    An old mode of salute by lowering flags or uppermost sails.

How to pronounce dropping?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

How to say dropping in sign language?

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dropping in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dropping in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of dropping in a Sentence

  1. Dan Widmaier:

    I knew if we could make spider silk, the market would buy it, the problem was technical; I knew the tools were getting better and the cost was dropping. I figured if we got started earlier, we’d have the wind at our back when the technology finally came through.

  2. David Brower:

    When vultures watching your civilization begin dropping dead, it is time to pause and wonder.

  3. Lynnette Round:

    The only concern we have is the weather out there because it is so warm and humidity's dropping, everybody just needs to stay on guard.

  4. Hiroki Narumi:

    High schools were particularly hard hit, with national competition entries dropping below 1,000 schools.

  5. Joe Lewis:

    It brings awareness to the fact that there are thousands of children of our fallen that are out there trying to go through their childhood, the most crucial, formattable years without the support or guidance of their parent, it’s really important that as a nation we help those children mitigate the risks they face of increased anxiety, depressions, substance abuse, dropping out of school and even suicide.

Images & Illustrations of dropping

  1. droppingdroppingdroppingdroppingdropping

Popularity rank by frequency of use

dropping#10000#10373#100000

Translation

Find a translation for the dropping definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Discuss these dropping definitions with the community:

0 Comments

    Citation

    Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

    Style:MLAChicagoAPA

    "dropping." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2021. Web. 5 Aug. 2021. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/dropping>.

    Are we missing a good definition for dropping? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Browse Definitions.net

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Quiz

    Are you a words master?

    »
    add details to
    • A. elate
    • B. embellish
    • C. elaborate
    • D. famish

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for dropping: